Wednesday, January 2, 2019

In Case You Missed It - Jan 2

Red Cross volunteers supporting emergency responders at Times Square on New Year's Eve. (Photo: Barry Ritter)
Over the last 7 days, the Greater New York Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 143 adults and 53 children following 58 disaster responses. Here are some highlights from last week and a preview of upcoming activities. (see below)

Last Week in Review

Upcoming Events & Opportunities
  • We are actively recruiting for the following volunteer positions: Volunteer Screener, Disaster Action Team Member, Recruitment Support Member, Recovery Caseworker, Mass Care Team Member. Apply today at! For more information, please contact 
  • Jan 4, 7, 8, 11: Red Cross blood drives will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Greater NY Red Cross building located at 520 West 49th Street, Manhattan. Schedule an appointment to donate today
  • Jan 13: The American Red Cross is heading to the #Bronx to install FREE smoke alarms and provide fire safety information to area residents. Sign up today for your FREE smoke alarm by calling 877-REDCROSS or visiting 
  • Apr 15: Would you like to run the Boston Marathon for a good cause? Join the American Red Cross Runners on a Mission at the 2019 Boston Marathon. Be a part of our team and run to help deliver hope to those in their greatest time of need. Apply on our website: or email

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